Effective as of 2:00 pm March 17,2020 the Franklin County Soil and Water office will be CLOSED to the public. Our staff can be seen by appointment only, please call (518) 651-2097 to set up an appointment. If there is an emergency please call Chastity Miller- District Manager at (845) 399-8440. Thank you!

This year is the 8 year Opt-Out and Opt-In Review for the Franklin County Agriculture District! Please see the link below to the public notice.

Please Check out the new documents and information for review on the St. Lawrence River Watershed Revitalization Plan! Please click below…


Click here for the minutes of past meetings.

Upcoming Workshops

We are planning a Greenhouse Workshop for Oct 24, stay tuned for details!

2019 Snowmobile Trails Map PDF

Our Mission

The mission of the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District is to promote wise management of our natural resources through a wide variety of quality conservation and educational programs to the landowners, land-users and municipalities of Franklin County.


What is FCSWCD

Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District is one of 58 Conservation Districts in New York State and one of the many in the United States. Working together with individuals and other agencies FCSWCD provides technical assistance as well as education on soil, water and related natural resource concerns and issues. All are welcome to stop by or call our office for assistance and information on anything related to the environment.

“USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer”